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Materials regulation could bring £4bn benefit to UK, says study

Modernising composite materials regulations could bring more than £4 billion worth of benefit to the UK by 2030, according to a new report by the University of Southampton.

Industry Update

XRF analyser

X-ray fluorescence analysers for metals analysis

Ashtead Technology says X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is one of the most important technologies in its range of non-destructive testing (NDT) and environmental testing instruments.

Editor's comment

The right chemistry

When reporters in the mainstream media write about chemicals, it’s often for all the wrong reasons.

Comment & Features

Show preview: PPMA Total 2016

The Process and Packaging Machinery (PPMA) Total Show 2016 is being held at the NEC, Birmingham this September.

Analysis

National Grid control centre

In demand

With plant closures outstripping the supply of new electricity generating capacity, last month saw the launch of a campaign to recruit major energy users to help balance the grid.